Excelsior is Sunday bad started to the play-offs for promotion/relegation. The fc went in the semi-finals with 2-1 down at west ham. Earlier in the day ended up Go Ahead Eagles-FC Den Bosch 2-2.
At RKC-Excelsior took the team to, in the Kitchen Champion Division eighth, after resting the lead through Mario Bilate. The attacker shot mastered in the corner. Towards the final stage came to Excelsior at 1-1 thanks to a beautiful shot of Jeffry Fortes.
The number sixteen of the past Eredivisie season, thought this a good starting position for the return, but was still in the Mandemakers Stadium. Defender Juriën Gaari shot from a difficult angle hard touch on behalf of RKC.
Excelsior has five consecutive seasons in the Premier league behind the back. Managed the club from Rotterdam has never for six consecutive years on the highest Dutch level to play. RKC was the last Fc in 2013/2014.
The return between Excelsior and RKC in the Van Donge & De Roo Stadium is Wednesday at 18.30 hours. The winner in the battle for a Premiership spot against Den Bosch or Go Ahead, to each other at the same time take.
Juriën Gaari made the winning goal for RKC Waalwijk-Excelsior. (Photo: Pro Shots)
Go Ahead fails to win
Den Bosch, the number four of the Kitchen Champion Division, came earlier in the day on a visit to Go Ahead two times on lead. In the early stages drew Jort van der Sande with a header for 0-1 and soon after peace was Luuk Brewers 1-2 after a good attack.
In the first half came to Go Ahead at the same height by a ball in the far corner of Julian Lelieveld. The team of coach John Stegeman worked twenty minutes before time, again to catch up thanks to Jaroslav Navrátil, who is in a promising position cool remained.
Not long after that goal, they had the better team even on the lead, but Paco van Moorsel missed a penalty – his bet was turned by keeper Wouter van der Steen and shot in the rebound to an empty goal.
Later on Sunday, with TOP Oss-Sparta Rotterdam (16.45) and SC Cambuur-De Graafschap (20: 00) the other two heenduels on the program in the play-offs.
Jaroslav Navrátil put Go Ahead Eagles at 2-2 in the second half. (Photo: Pro Shots)
Match schedule play-offs for European football and promotion/relegation